Author(s): Molkentin, Michael
The story of extraordinary Australian, Ross Smith, who rode to war at Gallipoli on horseback and by the end of the war, was one of the most highly awarded fighter pilots.
About the author:
Michael Molkentin is a teacher and historian with a particular interest in aviation and air power. He has a PhD in History from the University of New South Wales and in 2014 the Australian War Memorial awarded his doctoral research the Bryan Gandevia Prize for Military-Medical History. Michael's first book, Fire in the Sky: The Australian Flying Corps in the First World War, was published by Allen & Unwin in 2010 and Highly Commended in the Fellowship of Australian Writers Sid Harta Literature Award for Non-fiction. His second book, Flying the Southern Cross: Aviators Charles Ulm and Charles Kingsford Smith was published by the National Library of Australia in 2012. Oxford University Press published his third book, Australia and the War in the Air, in 2014 as part of its Centenary History of Australia and the Great War series.
Number of Pages: 424
Publication Date: 20191001
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Product Form: Paperback / softback
Dimensions (LxWxH): 234 mm153 mm
Weight: 0.61 kg